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February 11 - February 14
  • 11
    11.February.Monday

    Math Club for IDEA students grades 4-8 from 10:00-11:00am

    10:00 AM-11:00 AM
    02/11/2019

    Math Club: IDEA is proud to announce that we will once again be hosting a MATH CLUB this year! We are honored to have as our coach the awesome math and science teacher, Dr. Mike Donaldson, PhD. (Mike loves to incorporate science with mathematics which is a real BLAST!) MATH CLUB is for all IDEA students in grades 4-8. Your student will be engaged in hands-on mathematics and develop a strong foundational background in math as well as having a fun with other students. MATH CLUB incorporates MATH COUNTS which is a national middle school coaching and competitive mathematics program that promotes mathematics achievement through a series of fun and engaging “bee” style contests. There is a registration fee of $30 dollars and students are required to purchase a calculator. This money can be taken out of your allotment. If you have questions or you are interested in having your student participate in MATH CLUB, please email Contact Teacher Mary Ekblad, mailto:mary.ekblad@ideafamilies.org Find out more about Math Counts at: http://mathcounts.org/ Staff sponsor is Contact Teacher Mary Ekblad. Thanks Mary & Dr. Mike!

    1st LEGO League Jr. - IDEA ages 6-9 pre-registered 12:30-2:00pm

    12:30 PM-2:00 PM
    02/11/2019

    1st  Lego League Jr.  For AGES 6-9 (IDEA students only).

    What is FIRST© LEGO© League Jr.? Guided by adult Coaches and FIRST© LEGO© League Jr. Core Values, students work with LEGO© elements and motorized parts to build ideas and concepts and present them for review. The program focuses on building interest in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) through a real-world challenge – to be solved by research, critical thinking, and imagination.

    Meetings will be every Monday beginning Dec 10 and concluding April 29. The only Monday omitted will be April 1 because of state testing. Each  meeting will be from 12:30-2:00pm at IDEA. You must be pre-registered to attend.  For registration details please email Coach Candice. Please click the following link for her contact information (you will need your IDEA username and password to login):  https://www.ideafamilies.org/families/region-f/?p=485

    Box Tops Party 2:30-3:00pm off site

    2:30 PM-3:00 PM
    02/11/2019

    This month we will be meeting off site ~ at Ft Wainwright: North Haven Community Center at 4268 Neely Road. There is plenty of room for the kids to play in the play area with toys, slides, etc. You will need to stop at the Visitor’s Center on the right as you enter post via the Steese Expwy and Airport Way intersection and get a pass. You will need your ID, vehicle registration and proof of insurance but no sponsor. Just tell them you are attending the PAC meeting at the North Haven Community Center along with the address. Come early if you’d like to help us clip box tops. Whether you have been homeschooling for years or are just brand new to IDEA we welcome you. IDEA parent Jen Schutte is PAC Chairwoman. Thanks Sandy & Jen, and all our wonderful PAC officers and PAC members! Questions? Email staff advisor Sandy Blewett sandy.blewett@ideafamilies.org or call 456-1368

    PAC Meeting 3:00-4:30pm OFF SITE

    3:00 PM-4:30 PM
    02/11/2019
    Ft Wainwright North Haven Community Center
    4268 Neely Rd, Fort Wainwright, AK 99703, USA

    PAC (Parent Advisory Committee):  YOU’RE NOT ALONE – COME BE A PART OF OUR FAMILY! The PAC meets the 2nd Monday of the month from 3-4:30pm. This month we will be meeting off site ~ at Ft Wainwright: North Haven Community Center at 4268 Neely Road. There is plenty of room for the kids to play in the play area with toys, slides, etc. You will need to stop at the Visitor’s Center on the right as you enter post via the Steese Expwy and Airport Way intersection and get a pass. You will need your ID, vehicle registration and proof of insurance but no sponsor. Just tell them you are attending the PAC meeting at the North Haven Community Center along with the address. Come early if you’d like to help us clip box tops. Whether you have been homeschooling for years or are just brand new to IDEA we welcome you. IDEA parent Jen Schutte is PAC Chairwoman. Thanks Sandy & Jen, and all our wonderful PAC officers and PAC members! Questions? Email staff advisor Sandy Blewett sandy.blewett@ideafamilies.org or call 456-1368

  • 12
    12.February.Tuesday
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  • 13
    13.February.Wednesday

    Genealogy Club IDEA students ~ 12:30-1:30pm

    12:30 PM-1:30 PM
    02/13/2019

    Want to trace your family tree? Want to bring history alive? Do family tree DNA testing. Learn how to structure your family tree. Learn how to research and where to find family information. Join us for GENEALOGY CLUB. Meets once a week, 2nd semester – for 8 weeks.  Even though the Parent Meeting is on  Tuesday Jan 29 from 1-2pm, the club will meet on Wednesdays starting February 6. The schedule is as follows:

    FEBRUARY:  Feb 6 special time from 10-11am * Feb 13 from 12:30-1:30pm * Feb 20 from 12:30-1:30pm * Feb 27 from 12:30-1:30pm

    MARCH:  Mar 6 from 12:30-1:30pm * Mar 13 from 12:30-1:30pm * Mar 20 from 12:30-1:30pm * Mar 27 special time:  3-4pm (last meeting)

    All ages welcome. Parents will be important so please stick around. DNA kits are $100 each out of allotment. Coach is Candice. For contact information please click the following link:      https://www.ideafamilies.org/families/region-f/?p=485  Thanks Candi !

  • 14
    14.February.Thursday

    Field Trip grades K-6 to Mt McKinley Vet Clinic

    10:00 AM-11:00 AM
    02/14/2019

    10am. This trip is full. Thanks to all who signed up.

    Field Trip grades 7-12 to Mt McKinley Vet Clinic

    12:00 PM-1:00 PM
    02/14/2019

    12pm. This field trip is full. Thanks to all who signed up.

    LEGO Robotics for grades 4-8 IDEA students from 1-3pm Thursdays

    1:00 PM-3:00 PM
    02/14/2019

    LEGO Robotics: For ages 9-14 (grades 4-8). IDEA students only. All meetings on are Thursdays from 1-3pm at IDEA. This is a competitive team which meets from Sept thru Feb. You must be pre-registered to attend this club. This is a competitive team from Sept thru Feb.  However if they go n to compete in Internationals they will continue to meet weekly through May.

    High School Art Class 3:30-5pm

    3:30 PM-5:00 PM
    02/14/2019

    There will be a class offered for interested students in basic drawing techniques, the elements of art, and the principles of design.  Focus will primarily be on skills rather than production, on pencil drawing with some additional media explored depending upon student interest. Class will be meeting the second and fourth Thursdays of the month for January, February, and March from 3:30-5 pm.  It is suggested that students try to attend regularly to benefit from the continuity of instruction.  Some flexibility with dates may be necessary, but families will be informed of this in advance if this will be the case.  The class will be directed towards students grades 9-12.  Mature middle-school students with an interest in art will be considered for participation.  Please contact Kathleen Kinney to discuss whether this class will meet your student’s needs. 

    Please reply to Kathleen.kinney@ideafamilies.org with this subject heading to let her know of your interest, student names, grades, and best way to contact you.  Thank you for your interest.